With Christmas approaching quickly, the varsity basketball teams at St. Anthony Village High School may be hoping for some early presents in the form of victories. They have been hard to come by in the first few weeks of the season.
Even though the Johnson Governors boys hockey team controlled the action throughout most of the game, the momentum changed in favor of the North High Polars in the second period at Polar Arena Tuesday, Dec. 9.
Tartan junior center Ben Engwer (26) and sophomore wing CJ Acker (23) take shots on goal in first period action against Henry Sibley. Engwer, 3 goals and an assist, helped lead the Titans to a 5-0 win at home Dec. 13. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Behind the shutout goaltending of Tartan’s Michael Hughes, the Titans made a first-period goal stand up for a boys hockey win against South St. Paul to open Metro East Conference action.
North High junior Lily Langevin (9) battles against Hasting during the first period. The Polars lost 8-0 at home Dec. 12. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Before the line had thinned in front of the concession stand at Polar Arena Friday, Dec. 12, the visiting Hastings Raiders girls hockey team had put what turned out to be the game-winner on the scoreboard.
The three-time defending Class AA state champion Roseville Area High School gymnastics team is off to a fast start this fall. The Raiders have competed in two Suburban East Conference duals and were victorious in both.
It was 13 seasons ago that the Irondale High School girls basketball team last made it to the state tournament. Since then, winning records and playoff victories have been few and far between for the Knights.